It has been known for years that Van Halen has been battling alcoholism, but this stint in rehab just seems too planned, if that makes any sense.
Van Halen, the band, is scheduled to be inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday, March 12. As the date approaches, it has been debated for weeks on who exactly is going to show to accept this award. The last year has been tumultuous for this band as: a world tour was announced then postponed indefinitely, David Lee Roth was hired and fired once again, and the shocker of all, Bassist Michael Anthony was fired and then replaced with Eddie Van Halen's 15 year old son, Wolfgang. There were reports that all members would be present and reports that the Van Halen's would be sitting the ceremony out.
It looks like now, with Eddie Van Halen heading to rehab, the question has been answered.
There will still be no Van Halen/Hagar/Diamond Dave reunion anytime soon...